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45th Circuit - Unravelling the Mystery of Canada’s Export Control Regime

November 2, 2010

Speakers:
Chris Cochlin, Partner, Fraser Milner Casgain LLP
Vince DeRose, Partner, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Deirdre Hayes, PricewaterhouseCooper LLP

Keynote Summary:
Everyday, Canadian companies unknowingly violate Canada’s export control laws.

Canada imposes export controls on commonly used products or technologies such as optical switches or optical fibre. Most notable are export controls on hardware and/or software solutions that use standard encryption technology. If your company sells products that incorporate cryptographic functionality – even if it was obtained from a publicly available open-source download website – then this presentation is a must-attend event.

If your company exports items that are subject to Canada’s export control regime without the required export permit, you can be subject to significant administrative fines and may face substantial delays or limitations on your ability to continue to export your products or technology or to close on significant M&A transactions or public listings. In the worst case, your company could be criminally charged, and the officers and directors could be held personally responsible.

Be proactive. Attend this presentation to learn how to avoid the business disruption associated with export control violations, as well as the costs associated with a voluntary disclosure process, administrative penalties or defending criminal charges.

Time:
12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Registration and Lunch
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Presentation

Location:
Brookstreet Hotel
2nd Level
525 Legget Dr., Kanata

Cost:
Early Registration (received by OCRI no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday November 1, 2010)
$40.00 – OCRI members (plus 13% HST)
$65.00 – Non-members (plus 13% HST)
$15.00 – Students (plus 13% HST)

Same Day and On-Site Registration
$50.00 – OCRI Members (plus 13% HST)
$75.00 – Non-members (plus 13% HST)
$25.00 – Students (plus 13% HST)

For more information, please visit http://www.ocri.ca